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The Journal remembers bombing of Marine barracks in Lebannon

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Tweet It’s hard to believe it’s been 29 years ago today when 220 Marines, 18 sailors, and three soldiers were killed after a suicide bomber in a highjacked truck rammed into the Marine barracks.  Rules of engagement made it difficult for the Marines on guard duty to respond quickly.  The driver then detonated the explosives [...]

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